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“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.”Steve Jobs
“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.”Dale Carnegie
Today and this weekend I would like to challenge you to work through the following questions to help you assess what’s in YOUR BOX. What are you clinging to, what do you want, what do you value, what are you serving, living for and or pursuing. Like the story of the monkey trap, we all have something or various things that we are clinging onto as our greatest need(s) and or desire(s).
Take time to Think about each question and just write down the first things that come to mind. Be honest with yourself and you will begin to gain insight into what you are ultimately trying to get or avoid in your life.
85. What’s in Your Box? And- Who put it there? Questions for clarification.
(Answer based on your CURRENT Reality. We will later discuss creating a new reality.)
a. What do you worry about most?
b. What do you dream about most?
c. What do you want most that you don’t have?
d. What drives you?
e. What do you spend your money on?
f. What angers you?
g. What do you spend your free time doing?
h. What frustrates you?
i. What desires control you?
j. Where are you going?
k. What are you trying to achieve?
l. What fears control you?
m. What are you multiplying?
n. What are your priorities?
o. What are you fighting for? or against?
p. What motivates you?
q. What are you clinging to? Why?
r. Why is it worth clinging to?
s. What are you living for?
t. What are you willing to die for?
u. What are you a victim of?
v. Take a moment to think about the people who have most influenced your life. The good and bad. The past and present. What did they put in Your Box based on their example and/or words? What did they say is of greatest value, worth clinging to, living for or pursuing?
“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” Denis Waitley